English edit

Etymology 1 edit

  1. Alternative letter-case form of amen ("so be it; may it be done").

Proper noun edit

Amen

  1. (biblical) Jesus, Son of God, as the authority.

Etymology 2 edit

Multiple origins, including a respelling of German Ammann or a variant of Amin from Arabicأَمِين(ʔamīn).

Proper noun edit

 
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Amen

  1. A surname.

Etymology 3 edit

Proper noun edit

Amen

  1. Alternative form of Amun

References edit

Anagrams edit

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

First attested as van ame in 1403. Derived from a hydronym, derived in turn from Proto-Germanic *ama- (natural watercourse). Compare Ameland, Emmeloord, Emer and Amdorf.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Amen n

  1. A village in Aa en Hunze, Drenthe, Netherlands.

References edit

  • van Berkel, Gerard; Samplonius, Kees (2018) Nederlandse plaatsnamen verklaard (in Dutch), Mijnbestseller.nl, →ISBN

German edit

Etymology edit

Nominalization of amen.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːmən/, [ˈʔaː.mən], [-mn̩], [-mm̩]
  • IPA(key): /ˈaːmɛn/ (less common)
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  • Homophones: ahmen, amen (general), armen, Armen (some speakers)

Noun edit

Amen n (strong, genitive Amens, no plural)

  1. amen (the formula)

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • Amen” in Duden online
  • Amen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Anagrams edit